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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By blake711

Saddle and seat post Questions

2 questions, I picked up a Spec Alias saddle this weekend after going to my LBS and sitting on the ass o meter. I am replacing my Bontrager Race Lite Lux aka "ass hatchet" as its called here. Its...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-07, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,395
Posted By blake711

So a few hundred miles already this season isn't...

So a few hundred miles already this season isn't enough riding? How far do you have to ride to find out your saddle may not actually fit?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-07, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,395
Posted By blake711

Sore sit bones. Specialized buttometer?

My sit bones have been hurting lately even when not on the bike. I am using a Bontrager Race lite lux saddle. I was planning on going to one of the local LBS this week and looking for a new saddle....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-07, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By blake711

I have a trek 7.2 and I agree you need to save...

I have a trek 7.2 and I agree you need to save you cash and get a road bike. Use this as your beater once you get a nice road bike. As for the 7.2 its a great bike for the money. One suggestion to...
05-04-07, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By blake711

It depends on your location and amount of shops...

It depends on your location and amount of shops mainly. Here in the Tulsa OK area. Its common to see bikes up to 30% off for a new last years modle. Their are still quite a few around town as of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By blake711

Current or upcoming?

Current or upcoming?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-07, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By blake711

When do New modle year bikes start shipping?

I was surfing links off of Bikeforums and noticed that Bikesdirect shows a preorder for an 08 bike that is supposed to ship in July 07. Do bike companies work like automobile manufactures? That...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-07, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,036
Posted By blake711

That is the best response I have seen in days.

That is the best response I have seen in days.
05-02-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,863
Posted By blake711

Yeah sorry spoke protector. Go spend some time...

Yeah sorry spoke protector. Go spend some time around the Road Forum. They scath at them hence the name Dork Disk. Personally I didn't care it was on there till it squeked like mad and drove me...
05-02-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,863
Posted By blake711

I have a 7.2 I am much smaller than you at 5.9...

I have a 7.2 I am much smaller than you at 5.9 and a post- Clyde as of last week. I got my bike a couple months ago and road it on my bumpy dirt road a few times. Then I realized it can handle it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By blake711

Stringbreaker, Great job I am doing the...

Stringbreaker,
Great job I am doing the same thing as you. Since 1/6/07 I have lost 37.4 pounds on WW and started riding again about 2 months ago. I agree its mainly portion control and...
04-30-07, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By blake711

25 Miles or 40km is a lot to ride even after...

25 Miles or 40km is a lot to ride even after riding for a while. All I Can say is you are already in good shape or you need to be carful doing that much to begin with.

Blake
04-28-07, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By blake711

Giant Kyle there are some guys that are Cldye by...

Giant Kyle there are some guys that are Cldye by nature Like if your 6'2 or more. Myself I was a Clyde by bad choices. A 5'9 guy would need bones as big as a dinosaur to claim thats why he was over...
04-28-07, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By blake711

Thanks for the replies. I had a basic fitting...

Thanks for the replies. I had a basic fitting done a while back becaue of knee issues. Those are doing great now. I fell good when I ride and don't think I really have a fit issue. I thought maybe...
04-27-07, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By blake711

I have tried a few things in the past. Weight...

I have tried a few things in the past. Weight Watchers being one of them. I did it for about 2 months before and lost 25 pounds after I got married about 5 years ago. Then I quit going to meetings...
04-27-07, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By blake711

Gentelmen a Clyde has left the building.

Well boys I did it I finally got below 200 yesterday. I checked the scale yesterday it said 199.5 First time in probably 8 years I have been below 200 pounds. Heaviest was in the mid 240s. AS of...
04-27-07, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By blake711

I would say the FX7.2 for sure. The Mountain...

I would say the FX7.2 for sure. The Mountain bike tires suck so much energy from you. I have 7.2fx and its a great little bike for the money. I would ask the LBS to change those god awful tires and...
04-27-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By blake711

Pain in the rear and front

Ok so I have been riding for a couple months now worked up to 20-25 mile rides 2-3 times a week. I have a problem with I guess my groin area and my rear. My groin started bothering me a month or so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-07, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,014
Posted By blake711

My Dr. had me get one of these to use at the...

My Dr. had me get one of these to use at the house and sure enough it works. Its unreal how many exercises and stretches you can do with those things.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-07, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By blake711

I was in a local LBS this week and Saw multiple...

I was in a local LBS this week and Saw multiple 06 models that were marked way down. Good thing the wife was with me or I would have had a new Giant OCR C3 for 1300 bucks MSRP was 1799 thats $500...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-07, 10:06 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,926
Posted By blake711

same site...

same site http://www.ecyclingstore.com/bicycle-jerseys-2.php
04-20-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By blake711

Giant makes the OCR line which is a more relaxed...

Giant makes the OCR line which is a more relaxed gemometry and Specialized makes the Roubaix that is more what your looking at also. I have been researching all of those bikes as of late myself.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-07, 12:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,816
Posted By blake711

Giant is either largest or second largest...

Giant is either largest or second largest Manufacture. Trek is also in the top 3 so I highly doubt they make Treks as they are a major competitor as with Specialized.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-07, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By blake711

Sock seams..

Ok I have been wearing Pearl Izumi Socks since I went to clipless pedals and shoes a little over a month ago. I had to get Aline insoles in my shoes and they got tight after changing the insoles. As...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By blake711

If you are thinking comfort then you proably want...

If you are thinking comfort then you proably want to try and find a Trek Pilot series and a Gaint OCR series to check out. The second link above from CCFISH81 is a good example pf a comfort bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-07, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By blake711

Dude DONT WASTE YOUR TIME With that email. It...

Dude DONT WASTE YOUR TIME With that email. It takes 2 days for a response. I tryed it for an issue I had with my car rack. I called and sat on hold a while got tired hung up sent an email then 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-07, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By blake711

For a grand look if you up it just a bit you...

For a grand look if you up it just a bit you should be able to get something with a 105 groupo. Are you looking for a race or more relaxed geometry bike? Do you have anyone that deals giant or trek...
04-18-07, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By blake711

There are lots of threads that talk about...

There are lots of threads that talk about haggling or the lack there of. Seems most folks think its easier to try and negotiate x amount of free tunesups or a year or x amount of time for discounts...
04-18-07, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By blake711

Performance Standard Shipping SUCKS!!

Ok I guess I should have searched the forum before taking the standard shipping from Performance. Normally I always select 2 day upgrade. Well On April 5th I placed an order and thought I would...
04-17-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,143
Posted By blake711

OR if they are 3 or 4 or 5 wide but for some...

OR if they are 3 or 4 or 5 wide but for some reason it dosen't seem to register with folks that do that. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-07, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,155
Posted By blake711

Nice does the carbon pattern on it make it...

Nice does the carbon pattern on it make it lighter also for the weight weenies?
04-13-07, 09:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,477
Posted By blake711

Um hello its called a Joint Checking Account. So...

Um hello its called a Joint Checking Account. So yea I tip her very very well.. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,427
Posted By blake711

You know why he has an 80k beemer? Could be...

You know why he has an 80k beemer? Could be because he makes good financial decisions and tries to always get the best deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,482
Posted By blake711

There are few other R600 listed that sold...

There are few other R600 listed that sold recently. A 2004 CAAD5was listed at 650 with no bids another sold for 710.00 but it just says R600 not that is CAAD5 or not. Not sure if they all are or...
04-11-07, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By blake711

Do you have a specialized dealer than can order a...

Do you have a specialized dealer than can order a replacement frame of equal value to what you currently have? If so get a qoute for that from a dealer for a frame Replacement plus installation...
04-11-07, 12:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,477
Posted By blake711

I think back to when I was a kid in high school...

I think back to when I was a kid in high school working in a grocery store for minimum wage. When someone gave me a couple bucks for loading thier groceries which was my job. It made my WEEK. ...
04-10-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,606
Posted By blake711

Rode off like they stole something. Oh man thats...

Rode off like they stole something. Oh man thats good stuff. That made my day reading that. :D
04-10-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By blake711

Same here. MY wife is 8 months pregnant and...

Same here. MY wife is 8 months pregnant and wakes me up 5-6 times a night since shes awake. I guess this is to get me ready for the baby waking me up. The problem is when I am sleep deprived I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 04:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,253
Posted By blake711

Below is a quote of someone posting while...

Below is a quote of someone posting while doping.. This is why I am against doping.
04-05-07, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By blake711

did you get him a profeshional fitting yet?

did you get him a profeshional fitting yet?
04-05-07, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By blake711

You know when he is old enough to ride you are...

You know when he is old enough to ride you are going to want to get him an upgrade to a newer modle. :P
04-05-07, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By blake711

MY lbs Sells Trek and they have most of their...

MY lbs Sells Trek and they have most of their stuff marked at Full List. That Trek you are looking at would be marked 419.00 I like to look at The Bike Rack Website at their prices as they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 04:50 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,450
Posted By blake711

Hey thanks for ruining this thread on page five,...

Hey thanks for ruining this thread on page five, this thread went from making me lmao to a complete pile of steaming #$@#$.. Your lucky I don't have a frame Bump or I would..
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,062
Posted By blake711

If thats the worst thing you ever seen. Thank...

If thats the worst thing you ever seen. Thank God.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,532
Posted By blake711

Is this similar to Carpet Fiber Seat posts?...

Is this similar to Carpet Fiber Seat posts? (http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=280364&highlight=carpet+fiber)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-07, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By blake711

The LBS I use has a free 30day tuneup. I would...

The LBS I use has a free 30day tuneup. I would just call your lbs where you got the bike and ask them if you get a free tuneup and when you should bring it in.

Blake
03-29-07, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,140
Posted By blake711

I test road 4 or 5 bikes before I got my bike a...

I test road 4 or 5 bikes before I got my bike a month ago. Then when I went clipless I tryed on shoes and road around the parking lot in them. If it cost more then 100bucks and it can be tested im...
03-29-07, 12:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,238
Posted By blake711

I don't mind 2 wide if its more than 2 lanes....

I don't mind 2 wide if its more than 2 lanes. Even on 2 lane roads if its clear view for a car to pass. Now stack them 3 wide and my blood boils.

As far as someone touching my bike. Doesn't...
03-29-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By blake711

Thanks for the replies so far. The pain on the...

Thanks for the replies so far. The pain on the top inside of my left knee isn't a naggin pain more just an annoyance. The daily nagging pain after I got my clipless pedals was across the front...
03-29-07, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By blake711

Hip and more Knee Pain Questions

Ok so I have scoured over a ton of pain threads read most links that point to information about seat height and cleat position. A quick summary of where I am at and my issues are. I just got on...
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